Dr Subhash Kandikattu qualified in South India in 1998. Subsequently he completed a Diploma in Anaesthesia and did one year of senior residency in Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences, one of the prestigious teaching hospitals in South India. He moved to the UK in 2003 to pursue his career in anaesthesia and developed an interest in pain medicine. He completed his specialist training in anaesthesia at the Imperial School of Anaesthesia in London and got his Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training (CCT) in November 2010.
He did his pain training at the Royal Marsden Hospital, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, St-Mary’s Hospital and Hillingdon Hospital. He has acquired a wide variety of skills in treating pain and was awarded with the FFPMRCA degree by assessment. He was appointed as a consultant in Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine at Peterborough and Stamford Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in November 2010. He is one of the few pain consultants in the UK to do a Fellowship of Interventional Pain Practice (FIPP degree from World Institute of Pain, in September 2009).
He gained knowledge and expertise in performing regional anaesthesia using ultrasound guided procedures and achieved Diploma in Regional Anaesthesia (Dip ESRA) in September 2008. He has been recently elected as an executive member on the British Pain Society Neuropathic Pain Specialist Interest Group (BPS Neuropathic Pain SIG). He is currently involved in the development of cancer pain management pathway.